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Preventing Device-Related Pressure Ulcers: Using Data to Guide Statewide Change.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21826028     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Data collected through Minnesota's mandatory statewide reporting system indicate that prevention of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers continues to be a challenge, particularly for patients who require the use of stabilization collars or other immobilizers, respiratory equipment, orthotics, and tubing. This article describes the process of identifying a pattern of device-related pressure ulcers through statewide pressure ulcer reports and developing a set of recommendations for prevention.
Julie Apold; Diane Rydrych
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-8-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of nursing care quality     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1550-5065     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-8-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200672     Medline TA:  J Nurs Care Qual     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Patient Safety, Minnesota Hospital Association (Ms Apold); and Division of Health Policy, Department of Health (Ms Rydrych), St Paul, Minnesota.
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